Future-Proof WDM-PONs with Bandwidth/Wavelength Upgradeable VCSEL arrays

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Wong, E. (ARC Special Research Centre on Ultra-Broadband Information Networks, University of Melbourne)
Wong, E. (National ICT Australia, Victoria Research Laboratory)
Hofmann, W.; Amann, M.-C. (Walter Schottky Institut, TU Mnchen, Am Coulombwall, D-85748 Garching, Germany)

The continual escalation of bandwidth demand in WDM-PONs is supported with VCSEL arrays that facilitate the migration of CWDM to DWDM operation from 2.5 Gb/s to 80 Gb/s without further investment into transmitter infrastructure.